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United States of America v. Peter Persaud Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, NY - Former JP Morgan Chase Bank Employee Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Selling Customer Account Information
Defendant Obtained and Sold For Profit Personal Identifying Information of Bank Customers

Earlier on August 10, 2018, in federal court in Brooklyn, Peter Persaud, a former personal banker at JP Morgan Chase Bank, was sentenced by United States District Judge E... More...
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The State of Texas v. Ramiro Garcia Lopez Jr.

Gilberto Garces was found dead of apparent gunshot wounds around 7:30 p.m. on April 6, 2016. Garces’s body was located in a rural area of Mercedes; his hands were bound with electrical wire.1 A search warrant was issued April 8, 2016, for Mid-Valley Tire Shop seeking: any and all firearms, any and all unknown make and caliber ammunition and/or spent casings, projectiles, and/or shrapnel, an... More...   $0 (08-11-2018 - TX)

Leonard Mornes v. The State of Texas

Appellant shot and killed Jacqueline Armstead and Brigitte Manning at his home in Dallas, Texas on July 8, 2015. Armstead’s fifteen-year-old daughter Ja’Kaline Evans testified appellant, Manning, and Armstead were “hanging out,” smoking crack cocaine, and drinking beer at Armstead’s house that afternoon. Appellant, Manning, and Armstead left together after an hour or an hour and a half; Armst... More...   $0 (08-11-2018 - TX)

Shundale Taylor v. The State of Texas

On March 29, 2016, Antoine Hodge was shot once in the chest outside an apartment complex at 5880 Bernal in Dallas, Texas. Antoine, with his brother Chevis,2 was at the complex to witness a fight between two women, Dajee Dillard3 and Jelicia Linwood.4 Antoine subsequently died of his wound. The ballistics expert testified the bullet that killed Antoine was fired from appellant’s gun. The fight... More...   $0 (08-11-2018 - TX)

John Nathan Cavaness v. The State of Texas

On May 20, 2016, eighty-seven-year-old Emmajo Wallace was turning left into a post
office when she was hit by Cavaness’s vehicle. It is undisputed that this vehicle was traveling at
approximately seventy miles per hour prior to its driver braking in an attempt to avoid the collision.
Wallace’s vehicle spun into the parking lot of the post office and was ultimately totaled due to the... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Darren Lloyd

Metairie, LA - The State of Louisiana charged Darren Lloyd, age 21, with second-degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm in conjunction with the shooting death of Ryan Saffrhan, age 34, on January 16, 2016.... More...   $0 (08-11-2018 - LA)

Michael Colaco v. Cavotec SA

Michael Colaco, and April Barry appeal from the judgment entered against them in this action
arising from Inet’s sale of its assets to respondents Cavotec SA and Cavotec Inet US, Inc.
(collectively Cavotec). Colaco was Inet’s sole shareholder and its chief executive officer
and Barry was Inet’s director of administration. After the transaction, Colaco became
Cavotec Inet US, Inc.’s... More...
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Jennifer Zapalac v. The State of Texas

The underlying facts and procedural posture are not disputed. In September 2015,
Zapalac drove off the roadway and collided with a tree, resulting in the death of her seven-year-old
daughter Victoria. In connection with that incident, Zapalac pleaded guilty to manslaughter, a
second-degree felony, see id., and the district court sentenced her to ten years’ deferred adjudication,
... More...
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Robert Isreal v. The State of Texas

The jury heard evidence that appellant and Stacey Smith were involved in a romantic
relationship for several years. They lived together for two years, but their relationship was “bumpy”
at times, and appellant moved out when he began a relationship with another woman. Evidence at
trial reflected that the incident forming the basis of the instant offenses occurred approximately twoMore...
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Derrick Wayne Gamble v. The State of Texas

Officer A. Kay of the Marlin Police Department arrived at an after-hours
club in Temple1 for off-duty work as security. She was to work security alongside
Chief of Police D. Allen that night. Officer Kay noticed a vehicle parking in front
of hers. Chief Allen arrived soon thereafter, and Officer Kay went to him to talk
about that night’s work. While they were talking, Officer K... More...
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United States of America v. Maliek Kearney District of Maryland Federal Courthouse - Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, MD - Army Sergeant Convicted After Federal Trial of Domestic Violence Resulting in the Murder of his Wife
U.S. Army Soldier Was Murdered Near Fort Meade on August 24, 2015

A federal jury today convicted Army Sergeant Maliek Kearney, age 37, of San Antonio, Texas, for interstate travel to commit domestic violence resulting in the death of Karlyn Ramirez, and for using, carry... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. SALVADOR VENEGAS JR.

Salvador Venegas Jr. appeals the district court's order that he register as a violent offender, arguing the requirements in the Kansas Offender Registration Act, K.S.A. 22-4901 et seq., violate Apprendi v. New Jersey, 530 U.S. 466, 120 S. Ct. 2348, 147 L. Ed. 2d 435 (2000). In his view, the fact that he used a deadly weapon should have been found by a jury, not a judge. We are duty bound to foll... More...   $0 (08-10-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JESSICA V. COX

In Reno County District Court case No. 14CR351, the State charged Cox with trafficking contraband—methamphetamine—in the jail. About a year later, in Reno County District Court case No. 15CR424, the State charged Cox with felony theft from Walmart. Although the complaint is not included in the record, the State also charged Cox in Reno County District Court case No. 15CR386 with possession of mari... More...   $0 (08-10-2018 - KS)

CORY ACKERMAN v. KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

In June 2016, a Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped Ackerman for failing to signal before making a turn. Ackerman admitted consuming alcoholic beverages, he reeked of alcohol, and had bloodshot eyes. He failed field sobriety tests and a preliminary breath test. The trooper arrested him for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Later, the trooper read the advisory DC-70 form revise... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. CHRISTINA A. CADENHEAD Absconder

Christina A. Cadenhead pled no contest to possession of methamphetamine. She objected to the classification of a 2005 burglary of a dwelling as a person felony, which resulted in a criminal history score of C. The district court denied her objection. She appeals.

Cadenhead was arrested for multiple warrants. During the December 2016 arrest, she admitted she had a needle in her front p... More...
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Lawrence Rubin Montoya v. Detective Martin E. Vigil, et al. District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

A jury convicted fourteen-year-old Lawrence Montoya for the New Year’s
Day murder of a teacher from his school. After serving over thirteen years in
prison, Montoya brought post-conviction claims for ineffective assistance of
counsel and actual innocence. The prosecution agreed to a compromise resulting
in Montoya’s release from prison. He then sued several detectives involved in t... More...
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Tremane Wood v. Mike Carpenter Oklahoma County Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

An Oklahoma jury convicted Tremane Wood of first-degree felony murder
for the killing of Ronnie Wipf during a botched robbery. The jury found
Oklahoma had proved three aggravating circumstances associated with the
murder, and the mitigating circumstances did not outweigh them. The jury
accordingly sentenced Wood to death.
The conclusion of Wood’s trial was only the start of his... More...
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HOWARD JOHNSON III v. U.S. FOOD SERVICE, and AMERICAN ZURICH INSURANCE CO

On October 16, 2015, Howard Johnson, who had been employed by U.S. Food Service since 2002 as a delivery driver, suffered an on-the-job injury to his neck when he tried to dislodge a partially frozen trailer door at work. Later that month, Dr. Harold Hess, a neurosurgeon, examined Johnson for the first time. Johnson complained of neck and left arm pain along with numbness and weakness in his ... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

FRANK ROBINSON v. STATE OF KANSAS

After an apartment house in Topeka burned and one of the tenants died, the United States government charged Robinson with arson resulting in death. When the federal government dismissed the charge before trial, the State of Kansas charged Robinson with felony murder and aggravated arson. All pertinent details of the state prosecution may be read in the direct criminal appeal reported in State v. R... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

STATE OF MONTANA v. JESSY LEE WILLIAMS

As to the underlying facts of the offenses, the State and Williams presented dramatically different versionsof events at trial. According to Williams, hedrankat Bugz Bar andusedmethamphetamine with friends on February 28, 2014. Williams got a ride to another friend’s house, but after his ride left, he discovered that his friend was not home. It was extremely cold outside and Williams decid... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - MT)

Araceli Rodriguez v. Lonnie Swartz, Agent of the U.S. Boarder Patrol Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

A U.S. Border Patrol agent standing on American soil
shot and killed a teenage Mexican citizen who was walking
down a street in Mexico. We address whether that agent has

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qualified immunity and whether he can be sued for violating
the Fourth Amendment. Based on the facts alleged in the
complaint, we hold that the agent violated a clearly
e... More...
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LAOSD Asbestos Cases - Delgadina Alfaro v. Colgate-Palmolive Company

This is the second appeal arising out of a lawsuit by
plaintiff Elizabeth Alfaro,1 in which she alleged that she
developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos
contained in talcum powder products. Her claims for negligence
and strict product liability proceeded to trial against two
defendants, including appellant Colgate-Palmolive Company
(Colgate), a talcum pow... More...
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RONALD HIGHT JR. v. STATE OF FLORIDA

In 2012, appellant was charged with second-degree murder. Appellant filed a motion to dismiss under section 776.032 of the Stand Your Ground law and a pre-trial immunity hearing took place in 2014. After the denial of his motion, appellant went to trial and was convicted of a lesser included offense, manslaughter, in 2016. Appellant appealed his conviction. During the pendency of his appeal, t... More...   $0 (08-08-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. Adam W. Purinton District of Kansas Courthouse - Kansas City, Kansas

Kansas City, KS - Kansas Man Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole for Racially Motivated Shooting at Olathe Bar

Adam W. Purinton, of Olathe, Kansas, was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the February 2017 killing of Indian national Srinivas Kuchibhotla, and shooting of two other men – Indian national Alok Madasani and Kansas resident Ian Grillot... More...
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United States of America v. Dallas Wayne Thundershield District of North Dakota Federal Courtroom - Fargo, North Dakota

A jury convicted Dallas Wayne Thundershield of second-degree murder, in
violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111 and 1153; assault with intent to commit murder, in
violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(1) and 1153; assault with a dangerous weapon, in
violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(3) and 1153; and assault resulting in substantial
bodily injury, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(7) and 1153. O... More...
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